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18th February 1916 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

18th February 1916

On this day:

  • 2nd Royal Fusiliers leave Mustapha Pasha   The 2nd Royal Fusilers entrain at Mustapha Pasha for Port Jewfick, Suez.

  • Relocations   6th County of London Brigade RFA are at Auchel Units were at the disposal of unit commanders. A Billeting party went on to Bowry. Units remaining at Auchy were under their own arrangements.

    War Diaries

  • 7th Inniskillings arrive in Le Havre   The paddle steamer Mona Queen, arrived at Le Havre at 2am, The 7th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers disembarked at 6am.

  • 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Coy test new Listening Apparatus   

    Lt. Hibbert tested French Electric Listening apparatus with water tank attachment.

    Results very unsatisfactory.

    War Diary Transcript

  • 18th Feb 1916 Reliefs Completed

  • 18th Feb 1916 Trench Work

  • 18th Feb 1916 Shelling

  • 18th February 1916 Training

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